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(updated 23rd May 2020)

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Supporting Social Distancing

**** Ormskirk Chess Club nights ****
Now 'virtually' open for all members!

Follow link below for more details.

Club virtual tournament fixtures

If you are not a member, but interested in joining then please contact our secretary using the information below.
(Special Rates available!)

About Us

Ormskirk Chess Club now meets virtually on Monday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.
(Open to members only at present)

All players, experienced or developing, are welcome to join!

For further information contact Andrew Hawkins on:

Telephone: 07400 453340 or E-mail:

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Club AGM - TBA
(Likely to be conducted virtually.)

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Club Night Tournaments

Club meetings are replaced by virtual tournaments held in a private area only available to Club members.

Follow links below for joining instructions and for tournament format details:

Joining Up

Cabin Fever Tounament

Climbing The Walls Tounament

Coming SOON!
Summer tournaments schedule

A new series of tournaments for the beginning of summer!


Cruel Summer

Summer "Knights"

The final sessions in our current schedule

Monday 25 May - Cabin Fever - Bank Holiday special! Starts 19:45
Thursday 28th May - Cabin Fever Starts 20:10
Saturday 30th May - Climbing The Walls Tounament Starts 20:00

Summer tournaments schedule:

Monday @ 19:45 - Summertime
Thursday @ 20:10 - Cruel Summer
Saturday @ 20:00 - Summer Nights

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Junior and Youth Section

We have a thriving Junior and Youth section.
Players aged 10 upwards may join for some friendly competiton and advice. Play against any other club members of similar age (or otherwise), have fun and improve your game!
(NB: Please note the club is not registered to look after unattended children. It is expected that a parent or guardian will be present to supervise for the duration of each child's visit.
This also applies to any on-line participation.)

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Match Fixtures List

The club is a member of two league organisations, The Warrington and District Chess League (WDCL) and Merseyside Chess Association (MCA) Both have active league and cup competitions that run from September through to April.

Currently there are no fixtures as the League Season is over until at least September. When the new fixtures are available, details will be posted here.

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Club Information


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Thinking Hard!
A friendly club, but sometimes it's serious competition!


WDCL Warrington and District Chess League
MCA Merseyside Chess Association
ECF The English Chess Federation Our on-line chess tournament provider

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